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william bendix is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Keene State College. His research focuses on the U.S. Congress, legislative deliberations, and homeland security and civil-liberties policies. Bendix’s work has appeared or is forthcoming in Congress & the Presidency and Legislative Studies Quarterly.

louis fisher is Scholar in Residence at the Constitution Project. Previously he worked for four decades at the Library of Congress as Senior Specialist in Separation of Powers (Congressional Research Service, from 1970 to 2006) and Specialist in Constitutional Law (the Law Library, from 2006 to 2010). During his service with CRS, he was research director of the House Iran-Contra Committee in 1987, writing major sections of the final report.

loch k. johnson is Regents Professor of Public and International Affairs at the University of Georgia. His most recent books include American Foreign Policy and the Challenges of World Leadership (Oxford, 2015), The Essentials of Intelligence (Praeger, 2015), and A Season of Inquiry Revisited (Kansas, 2015).

paul j. quirk is Phil Lind Chair in U.S. Politics and Representation at the University of British Columbia. He has published widely on the presidency, Congress, public opinion, and public policy. He has won the Enduring Achievement Award of the Public Policy Section of the American Political Science Association and the Ellis Hawley Award of the Journal of Policy History.

athan theoharis is an emeritus professor of history at Marquette University specializing in federal surveillance policy with a focus on the history of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. He is the author or co-author of twenty-one books. His most recent publication is Abuse of Power: How Cold War Surveillance and Secrecy Policy Shaped the Response to 9/11.

jessica wang is Associate Professor of U.S. History at the University of British Columbia and the author of American Science in an Age of Anxiety: Scientists, Anticommunism, and the Cold War, among other writings. She is currently completing a book manuscript on the history of rabies in nineteenth-century New York City, as well as beginning a new project on inter-imperial collusion and American empire in the early twentieth century. [End Page 535]



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